Mark Arts

Information

1307 N. Rock Road | 316.634.2787
Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM

Originally founded as the Wichita Art Association in 1920, Mark Arts is the area’s oldest and most comprehensive visual arts organization.

School

The School of Creativity offers nine studios dedicated to art instruction for adults, teens and children.

  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Arts
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Pottery
  • Sculpture
  • Enameling
  • Jewelry Making & Metalsmithing
  • and More

Gallery

Mark Arts offers a 5,000-square-foot main gallery with annual exhibitions showcasing regional and national artists. Other exhibition spaces include the youth gallery and School of Creativity Commons. Exhibitions include:

  • Wichita National All Media Exhibition
  • National Small Oil Painting Exhibition
  • School of Creativity Student and Faculty Exhibitions
  • Pastel National Exhibition
  • Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
  • Abstract National Exhibition
  • Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition
  • Photographic Arts National Exhibition
  • Printmaking National Exhibition

The Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

ADMISSION IS FREE.

Event Venue

Mark Arts is an excellent venue for your special event. Click here for more information. To discuss rental possibilities please call Mark Arts.

Membership Benefits

Your membership directly supports FREE admission to the gallery, educational programs, and outreach, while providing you with many valuable benefits and discounts. As a member, you have early enrollment privileges and discounts on art classes.  You’ll also be the first to know about upcoming classes, exhibitions and programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Mark Arts is to be a vibrant arts hub in Wichita and the region by providing opportunities to appreciate and create art in an atmosphere of lifelong learning.

Population Served

Mark Arts’ constituent base for general programs is roughly defined as south-central Kansas, but our sphere of influence reaches other regional cities such as Salina, Dodge City and Kansas City, especially when we feature artists living in those communities. Our membership resides mostly in Sedgwick and its neighboring counties, with a total population of over 644,000. Mark Arts serves a rapidly growing annual audience of more than 10,000 individuals.